Memory, Poetry, & Place: Recounting Hurricane Katrina With Interview Poetry From ‘When The Water Came: Evacuees Of Hurricane Katrina’ By Cynthia Hogue, Photography By Rebecca Ross
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Memory, Poetry, & Place: Recounting Hurricane Katrina With Interview Poetry From ‘When The Water Came: Evacuees Of Hurricane Katrina’ By Cynthia Hogue, Photography By Rebecca Ross

Part of this book’s message is to preserve a few moments of history, to return a bit of what was lost during Hurricane Katrina. Poetry aided in commemorating this event so that it will remain in the collective memory of this country. It is a service to those whose words were lost and to those who have endured Hurricane Katrina and are now enduring Hurricane Harvey. Continue reading

Book Review: ‘All Night In The New Country’ By Miriam Bird Greenberg | #Poetry #WomenWriters
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Book Review: ‘All Night In The New Country’ By Miriam Bird Greenberg | #Poetry #WomenWriters

If you would’ve told me a few years ago, Six Rivers Press published what can best be described as a post-apocalyptic poetry book, I wouldn’t have believed you (“the post-apocalyptic genre is strongly associated with fiction, thereby it’s closely tied to works such as The 5th Wave or something” my snooty nerd-self would’ve replied). Continue reading